Iglesias throughout the 4 seasons: what not to miss

Iglesias is perfect to be visited during all seasons. The numerous activities and cultural and naturalistic attractions make it an interesting destination throughout the year. Spring Thanks to the mild climate, the spring period is the right time for outdoor excursions. In the territory of Iglesias, there is an embarrassment of choice. The Parco del […]

Linasia Botanical Garden

Located inside the Foresta Demaniale di Marganai (Marganai State Forest), the Linasia botanical garden (named after the Linas mountain range) covers an area of approximately 9,000 square meters and reconstructs the physical environments and phytosociological associations of the territory. The garden was created next to renovated mining buildings to house a guesthouse. It hosts numerous […]

Marganai Park

The Foresta Demaniale di Marganai (Marganai State Forest) is part of the “Parco naturale di Monte Linas, Marganai-Oridda, Montimannu” (Natural Park of Monte Linas, Marganai-Oridda, Montimannu), as it is considered area of landscape interest. The vast forest (3,650 hectares in the eastern and northern sectors) is crossed by numerous paths, many of which are very […]

Nebida viewpoint

The panoramic road is an all-paved loop, with the outer side protected by a railing. The Belvedere allows you to admire the coast and enjoy a breathtaking view. You can appreciate Pan di Zucchero and the three smaller sea stacks but also the ruins of the area’s mining past, in particular, the Laveria Lamarmora.

Pan di Zucchero

In the far southwest of Sardinia, just a few meters from the coast, the tallest sea stack in the Mediterranean rises suspended in the middle of the sea: Pan di Zucchero. Pan di Zucchero is one of the most imposing and spectacular natural monuments on the island, a symbol of the coast of Iglesiente. It […]

Blue Cave (Grotta Azzurra)

Grotta Azzurra is one of the many caves that open onto the sheer sea walls of the coast. It stands out from the other coves for its extreme beauty and uniqueness. A marine cave nestled between a deep blue sea and the cliff.  Inside, it offers visitors a spectacle of kaleidoscopic colors, the result of […]

Castello dell’Iride

Castello dell’Iride is the perfect place for climbing enthusiasts. The cliff is located in Nebida and is a real gem nestled among the rocks. The wall is made up of limestone slabs and for climbing enthusiasts, it is one of the most appreciated cliffs in Southern Sardinia. Its exposure is southeast: in summer it’s in […]

Bega sa Canna Beach

The beach of Bega Sa Canna is located in the town of Masua, a small center in the municipality of Iglesias. The small beach enjoys an excellent view of the Pan di Zucchero sea stack and extreme privacy, being rather isolated and moderately frequented. The sand of Bega Sa Canna is coarse, a natural mix […]

Masua Beach

Along the western coast of Sardinia, in the municipality of Iglesias, we find the beach of Masua, commonly known as Il Molo, due to the presence, to the north of the beach, of an old concrete pier and, as visible still today, the remains of an old warehouse used when the Masua mine was still […]

Porto Cauli Beach

Porto Cauli is one of the most famous beaches in the municipality of Iglesias, both among the locals and numerous tourists.  Located near the small village of Masua, this beach is particularly loved for its white sand, beautiful crystal clear sea with shades of green and blue, but above all for the splendid view of […]